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Becal & Campeche from Mérida, Yucatán

The name of BÉCAL is possibly the Castilianization of the Mayan word BEL-KAH, that is to say "Path that leads to the people". However, there is another version that defends the origin of Bécal from the word BEL-HA, which in Spanish means "Way of water", since according to comments from the old settlers, there was a stream of water that crossed the center of the town, -in what is currently the subsoil of the Municipal Palace-, being stored in a small cenote.

As time went on, the water mantle was reduced until it completely disappeared, then, the name of the village becomes BEL-CAN, "Camino de culebras".

When the Spaniards arrived in these Mayan lands, they changed the phonetic and prosodic sense of many populations, which is why BEL-CAN is transformed into Bécal, the name by which it is known today.

per adult from

$140

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Driver/Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Souvenirs
    • Meals and Drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Museo Becal, Calle 30 A un costado de la glorieta de la artesana., Campeche 24930 Mexico

    Itinerary
    - 8:00 hrs: You will be picked up from your hotel in Mérida and transferred to the small town of Becal.
    - From Becal, he will continue his journey through Campeche, the old walled city, - located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and, once a fortress against the attacks of pirates during the colonial era.
    - Your first stop will be at Fort San Miguel, the largest 17th-century fortress in Campeche, now converted into the Mayan Archaeological Museum.
    - You will visit the historic district of the city and enjoy a local lunch.
    - You will have free time to explore on your own, walk and take pictures of the cathedral and the old gates of Puerta de Mar and Puerta de Tierra.
    - 17:00 hrs: Return to your hotel in Merida.
    *This itinerary is approximate*

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick Up will be at any hotel in Mérida Yucatán.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant meals not included
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Go Tour

Activity ID: V-14768P23

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